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When Can I Start Taking Xarelto Since Its Been 7 Days Since I Took My Last Aspirin
Hi, I used to be on xarelto, doctor took me off the pill they recommend to take baby aspirins. What's the right doses I should take?
81 mg: Its 81 mg - try to buy the enteric coated which has some protection to the stomach. ...Read more
Not best, both slow: Blood clotting. Aspirin inhibits platelet activation; Xarelto inhibits clot formation. Both Rxed because of evidence/concern of forming clots inside blood vessels, not just at blood vessel breaks, thus bleeding is ↑ed because slows clotting at all locations. They do NOT thin blood; blood viscosity does not change. Etoh, a depressant, both ↑es chances for injury/bleeding & may change drug efficacy. ...Read more
1 day: But do not stop wirhout supervision.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is rivaroxaban xalerto safe and good drug for preventing stroke in Afib compared to aspirin and plavix (clopidogrel) together in72 yr man with hypertension, s.cr1.56?
Xalerto is best: His CHA2DS2-VASc score is 2 (age and presence of hypertension). All studies have concluded that the benefit from anticoagulation significantly exceeds the risks for almost all AF patients with a score of 2 or more. Xalerto will more effectively reduce his risk of stroke and won't increase his risk of bleeding. ...Read more
In my CABG, my doctor also do ligation LAA and RAA, so how many dose I must taken rivaroxaban and clopidogrel with out taking aspirin and warfarin?
Can I take Niacin in the morning with aspirin to ease the flush discomfort? I take xarelto at night. Or can I take xarelto in the morning?
Aspirin can decrease: Flushing as does taking it with apple sauce. Xarelto must be taken with dinner otherwise it loses 40% of bioavailability ...Read more
Take 1 20 mg Xarelto for A-fib, advised not to take 1 Aleve (naproxen) nightly for anti-inflammatory help. Aleve (naproxen) is not aspirin/antiplatelet so why?
I have taken xarelto, aspirin & statin for > 1 year. This week had 2 bad nosebleeds went to ed. Blood tests showed hi ALT + lo hematocrit & hglb. Cardio nurse: "these r issues for your pcp". Agree?
Seems reasonable: I think it would be reasonable to see your pcp earlier rather than later to review these blood test results. ...Read more
I am taking warfarin for aps and am being switched to xarelto and 1 baby aspririn. Is this wise? I have had 1 DVT over a year ago.
Xarelto is: Approved for dvt.Get a more detailed answer ›
If I have taken aspirin (650mg+) per day for at least a week would that cause dizziness? I am having dizziness and vertigo for last few days.
Started taking an aspirin a day for the last 3 days - can I just stop or do I need to taper after this short period?
No need to taper: You can just stop taking it. No need to taper Aspirin. ...Read more
30 y/o. Took a baby aspirin today (and 3 of last 7 days for some pain) a few hours before getting my flu shot - any concern? Nurse said it was ok, but didn't exactly seem sure. Just wondering if there's any reason for concern with Reye's and all.
The dose of aspirin you took is not any cause for concern, with or without flu vaccination.
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Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
Does Ibuprofen cause dizziness? Spells since last year, only meds at time 400mg TDS for 90 days followed by Aspirin 325 mg TDS for a week forknee pain
What cause polyuria (16 liters/day)after CABG lasts for 25 days till now if the creatnine 1.1 and sp. Gravity 1030 (was1010 two weeks ago).serum sodium144. taking aspirin, plavix, amlodipine, pantoprazole, betablocker, gulvusmet, glimipride,?
Had provoked DVT. On Coumadin (warfarin) for 3 months. Last dose was last night. Told by dr to start baby aspirin daily. Do I start right away or wait a few days?
Start right away: Start right away. Hopefully this will be effective treatment to prevent recurrence for you. Recurrence is most frequent in the first three weeks after discontinuing anticoagulation so don't delay your ASA and monitor yourself for pain, swelling or changes in the affected leg. ...Read more
Same as fresh: The side effects of expired aspirin should be the same as fresh aspirin, but probably a little less so. Most medications lose potency (strength) when they expire, but some become toxic. It's always best to discard any expired medication and replace it with a new supply. ...Read more
Aspirin is dosed: Variably. It may be as low at 50 mg per day for some conditions and in other situations it may be dosed up to 6.5 g/ day (rheumatic fever). Dosing every 4 hours may be used for a number of conditions with max of 4 gm in divided dose per day. ...Read more
Mild chest weight/tightening, but mostly when laying down, and on my right side. It goes away with aspirin, and has only been happening the last 3 day?
Bp 150/80 pr 84/min. Time checked 11:00am had taken losartan 25mg. At 8:00am, last night taking aspirin 75mg. And atorvastatin 25mg.?
Constant dosing: If you have been taking your medicine daily, your medicine should already have established a reliable bp. Maybe your dose needs to be increased. Ask your doctor for advise and guidance as to your medicines and doses. ...Read more
Had a mild stroke (possibly due to afib event) last november, I am taking 325mg of aspirin a day. .. Is it too much? . Hr is controlled w/ beta blkr
About a week I have mild chest pain on the left to the point I grab my chest try to massage area and take aspirin. It last 20 min.
Chest pain: Chest pain could be reflux but in anyone over age forty would consider cardiac and so would go to urgent care today to have it evaluated. Do you have shortness of breath when taking a deep breath/ Also have to consider clot which can be evaluated by d-dimer. But need to see urgent care / ER/ doctor today. ...Read more
A week now I have mild chest pain on the left to the point I grab my chest to massage and take aspirin it last 20 min. At times 2 pains at one time?
Better safe / sorrry: If you have chest discomfort which lasts for more than a few minutes and is concerning to you, you should seek immediate medical attention. There are many causes of chest pain and some are not serious but coronary syndromes and pulmonary emboli can be fatal so please get checked out right away. ...Read more
Diagnosed with POTS last Nov. Today, I had a seizure (first time), was given aspirin by EMTs (still not sure why) had VT. Is this normal with POTS?
No.: A ventricular arrhythmia would be unusual with POTS. You need further evaluation from a cardiologist and then a neurologist. ...Read more
I had aspirin desensintazation last may and I'm on daily 2 325 mg twice a day which totals 1, 300 mg daily. I've been having painful pain in my stomach?
Aspirin is known to cause ulcers in stomach and can also cause bleeding from the stomach or bleeding ulcers.
Since you are having pain in your stomach, I suggest you stop aspirin and consult your doctor and may need a referral for GI Specialist to look inside your stomach if ulcer is suspected. Aspiriin can also cause Gastritis and you can be prescribed PPIs like omeprazole etc and Sucralfate ...Read more
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